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Bestsellers Thu Apr 30 2009

Chicagoland Bestseller List for Week Ending Sunday, April 26

Stores reporting this week: Anderson's Bookshop; Read Between the Lynes; The Book Cellar; Lake Forest Books; The Bookstall at Chestnut Court; The Book Table; the Seminary Co-op Bookstores; and Women and Children First.

Hardcover Fiction
1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
and Annie Barrows
3. Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith
4. Don't Cry by Mary Gaitskill
5. Winner Stands Alone by Paulo Coelho

Hardcover Nonfiction
1. Liberty and Tyranny by Mark Levin
2. Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox
3. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey
4. Dewey by Vicki Myron
5. Gringo by Chesa Boudin

Paperback Fiction
1. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
2. The Commoner by John B. Schwartz
3. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
4. The Shack by William P. Young
5. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Paperback Nonfiction
1. Nudge by Richard Thaler
2. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
3. Still Alice by Lisa Genova
4. Price of Privilege by Madeline Levine

1. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
2. Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
3. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
4. Nutshell Library by Maurice Sendak

[Data gathered by Carl Lennertz at HarperCollins.]

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